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[¡Ask a Mexican!] And is Mexican food nothing more than tortillas and meat?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans believe in vaccinations?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans love shitty pop music?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why are there so many Spanish place names in New Mexico?
The Anaheim City School District (ACSD) finally selected a new superintendent after an interim merry-go-round, but the honeymoon is already over for some parents. Linda Wagner, who only started her new position last month, has already made a move to transfer Benito Juarez Elementary School principal ... More >>
A high school Spanish teacher who copped in August to illegal riverbed sex with a 17-year-old student was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison, but under new state sentencing laws Scott Adrian Peterson will have spent 16 months in jail and three more years under mandatory supervision. The ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And how do you stop Mexican kids from cussing?
Just how did this desmadre-of-all-jokes of a film get made?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And Will Mexicans ever see Chicanos as equals?
Spring training hasn't even truly started, and already your Anaheim Angels are annoying their $200 million man, Albert Pujols, with billboards proclaiming him "El Hombre"--"The Man" in espeaky Espanish. Not only is it unimaginative, but the St. Louis Cardinals tried to do that, a linguistic play ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Plus, what's some good Mexican sci-fi?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans cheer for the Texas Longhorns and USC Trojans in football if they never attended?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And does he advocate calling young girls a "white bitch"?
If you've been sitting on the sidelines of this year's election campaigns, waiting for advice from someone you know and trust so as to figure out who to vote for... you're going to be kept waiting. In other news, though, Orly Taitz, the Laguna Niguel dentist and lawyer whose big hobby is suing Ba ... More >>
Mission San Juan Capistrano
UCI Fall Film Program
"What do you think is better--breakfast or dinner at IKEA," my chica asked while she scarfed down pasta and vegetables with marinara sauce and I enjoyed a slightly-better-than-so-so chicken alfredo."Breakfast," I replied."Why," my best friend, Art, asked."Because it's cheaper," I said, before adding ... More >>
'Why do wabs have to use so many goddamn syllables?'
So how on earth (literally) did Mexicans end up making arroz a staple of their diet?
Three men go wilding; the gays made them do it
Axes continue to fall at the Los Angeles Times, a still-great paper but one that's looking more and more like a mash-up of USA Today and The Orange County Register. The resignation of editor Dean Baquet stole the thunder from new publisher David Hiller's announcement earlier this week that he knows ... More >>
Just came back from the Santiago Community College District headquarters, and it turns out the Tan Man wasn't interviewing voters, as a voter asserted earlier. Tan Man, in fact, was getting out the vote to the final, desperate hours. More to come, but first: Tan Man was handing out bilingual fliers- ... More >>
Listening to L.A.'s favorite boors and heard that Tan Nguyen will appear this Wednesday--maybe an in-studio appearance. As a preview of what may come, JohnKen spelled out Nguyen's last name to their listeners. JohnKen also praised my earlier post examining La Opinión's translation games, then ... More >>
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, "School-age children from Spanish-speaking households in San Diego County and throughout California are gaining English fluency at record rates". While this is excellent news, the news for adults is a little ... More >>
'Why do assimilated Mexicans lose their language and find Spanglish acceptable?'
'Reconquista is a myth'
Worried that "Nuestro Himino", the new Spanish translation of "The Star Spangled Banner", will bring down the government, causing anarchy in the streets? Or prevent your children from getting that lettuce picking job you've always dreamed they'd have? Or irreversibly pollute the precious bodily flui ... More >>
Do Mexicans make better soldiers and Marines?
El Sapo Cancionero brings peace and love to Santa Ana
Viernes 13 are the vanguards of a new Latino musical rebellion
Former Gov. still strikes fear in Latinos